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Do you dream of exploring the amazing National Parks of America with your family? Many of us have fond memories or exciting dreams when it comes to visiting the National Parks. But actually planning and executing a fabulous trip to one of the National Parks can be quite daunting! What activities/hikes would work best for […]
Not all boys fit into the mold society creates for them, in which sports reign supreme. And that’s OK. The self-worth gained from a parent who says to their son “You are enough” is valuable beyond measure.
Reading to your child is one of those magical motherhood moments when the chaos of the day can drift away. Come along as Elsje captures these feelings in this tender poem.
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
It’s 5:30. Everyone is hungry and cranky. There isn’t a lot in the fridge. What in the world are you going to make for dinner? If this sounds familiar, this episode is for you!
Honestly, this is one of the BEST family traditions we’ve ever started. It’s simple. It’s inexpensive. And your family will love it.
No matter how crazy the day … no matter how discouraged I feel … no matter how dismal the state of our nation, The Heartbeat Check offers sanctuary.
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.”
I’ve learned that children feel safe when they have a mom with no phone to check, no dinner to make, no siblings to interrupt. Just a mom, a dark room, and a song.
In this episode, Saren talks with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship about how what we eat, the way we talk about food, and the way we prepare food is such an important part of parenting. Katie offers concrete ideas about how to involve our children more in the preparation of food and really enjoy cooking […]
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.